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as christmas presents. >>> california may soon be one of the few states that require students to learn cursive handwriting. 45 of the 50 states are moving towards abandoning penmanship in an era of keyboards and cut and paste. opponents of cursive say it's no longer necessary and printing is sufficient. supporters say good hant writing help motor skills and is a symbol of personallality. >>> champion boxer hector camacho died in a hospital in puerto rico after being taken off life support. he won several world titles including two lightweight belts. after retirement he struggled with drugs and alcohol. camacho was shot tuesday while sitting in a car. he was 50 years old. >>> today fans from california and across the country are remembering actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was placed on his star at the hollywood walk of fame today. the actor who died yesterday standard as astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie," he was best-known as playing scheming oil man j.r. ewing on a dallas." exterior of the ranch stood in for the ewing home. larry hagman was a texas native. he died in da
legalized the recreational use of marijuana california's governor is weighing in. activists are now waiting to see how the government will react. >> reporter: the tiny displays of inventory, the modern look of the lobby. it's a modern dispensary with a relaxed feel but its owner says it's been a terrifying year. >> none of my staff knows when they come to work in the morning whether we're going home at night or going to jail. >> reporter: now governor brown has weighed in. >> i would say this, it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: go to brown's comments come on the heels of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legi
consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said the action is a tax on businesses. >>> de la fuente has conceded that his 20 year run on the council has come to an end. capland issued a statement saying she is deeply grateful. capland received 60% of the vote. >>> its striking employees reached a tentative agreement today as rob roth reports, the union workers dropped their picket signs and are now back on the job. >> we won. >> reporter: when word came down at nob hill foods in alameda this morning, workers began celebrating. time to toss the picket signs, th
. >>> more details now, tedford was the highest paid public employee in the state of california with the salary of $2.3 million a year. his contract with cal ran through the 2015 season. that means the university could owe him as much as $6.9 million for the remaining three years of his contract. >>> showers are falling out there now. live storm tracker 2 2 picking up showers in san francisco. the rain has been picking up, the dynamics in the front are now upon us. it's been in the north bay all day. berkeley right now we're just talking about the campus up by the campus, heavy rain. heavy rain along the bay shore. more heavy rain as you get into the grizzly peak area. up in the called the caldecut tunnel area. up here in napa you have some showers. then you head south and san mateo you're getting showers. it's starting to sag through. this thing is dragging, barely moving. san jose what's going on? nothing. some drizzle at best. i'm going to show you how it steps through time as we head through tomorrow morning. and there's going to be some of this left over for the morning co
continues tomorrow at the ucff campus. >>> after years of grim news, california's economic outlook is looking brighter tonight. the nonpartisan legislative budget analyst says the state is now facing a much smaller deficit in the coming year. it's estimated at $1.9 billion well below the $13 billion previously projected. the legislative analysts praises prop 30. >>> democrats have secured a so- called super majority in the state senate and assembly. the democrats have a 2/3 majority, allowing them to pass bills without having the support of republicans. it is the first time that's happened since the 19th century. >>> tonight, at 10:45, an auction raising money for state coffers. how you can participate in the bidding for much more than just cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the
going without contract. >>> items found on a man from southern california could have been used as a triggering document. his boots were too sizes too large for his feet and had a hidden component. mcgallen said he was -- >>> busted at a fancy steak house. what officers forced his friends to do before they could leave 789 . -- before they could leave. >> a lawsuit was filed today against a well known comedian because of what he's accused of doing to a fan earlier today in oakland. cat williams is performing tonight, jana katsuyama, we're learning more about these charges. >> reporter: he has not taken the stage yet. one fan says he severely beat him friday night. >> if you have your tickets please proceed to the right. >> reporter: tonight cat williams drew more than 10,000 fan in oracle arena. many knew he had been arrested in oakland. >> i was worried that i would not be able to make this show. >> he might have a hot head but he's funny. >> reporter: delvon davis says that mummon severely beat him outside the court. today the teen's attorney pamela price announced that they'r
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug
are back on storm watch with wet weather moving into southern california. >> chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the incoming storm. >> reporter: there's two of them the next one is set to come in here in the next few hours. so rain will be here for the morning commute. here's one of them right here, here's one of them right here. the first one to come through is this one, obviously it's closing. look where it's coming from, it's a low latitude storm so warmer. here's system number two, it gets here on saturday. right now we're focused on system one. it's just bumping up against the coast. you see a few lightning sprinkles. it's light stuff. i'm getting reports of real light drizzle activity. that's all going to change. your morning commute is going to be a wet one for most of the bay area. enter the afternoon commute as well. i just showed you what's happening. i'll have the computer model that shows where the rain is going to come and how long it's going to stick around and what it's going to cover. i'll be back here in just about 15 minutes. >>> with rain on the way, crews
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